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PARA1102 – Legal Research and Writing I pdf

Credits: 3 (3/0/0)
Description: This course is a general introduction to recorded sources of law. It will examine where and how law can be found. The course will include discussion of the sources of law and practical writing exercises.
Prerequisites: Assess into college level English
Corequisites: ENGL1101 AND PARA1101
Competencies:
  1. Analyze sources of law.
  2. Explain state and federal court structure.
  3. Utilize a computerized legal research database.
  4. Utilize the legal writing process.
  5. Prepare original jurisdiction documents.
  6. Analyze state statutes.
  7. Analyze case law.
  8. Prepare case briefs.
  9. Analyze elements of a statute.
MnTC goal areas: (N/A)

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